The 12th annual Street Car National Event was held on June 1 of 2008 and was enjoyed by record numbers of car enthusiasts. The event attracts a wide variety of people ranging from young singles, to families and retirees.
Appropriately located near the Suzuka Circuit Speedway (of F1 fame) the cars (over 500 of them) are displayed on the Auto Camp Field. While billed as primarily featuring Japanese and American customized cars, models from many other countries may be seen.
The level and quality of customization are truly amazing, matched only by colorful presenters and spectators. Food services are available featuring an international mix of "fast food". The event closes with a contest and the announcement of winners in several categories.
Entrance fees are: ¥1,700 for adults (¥1,400 advance sales) ¥800 for children not yet in high school. (¥700 advance sales) Pre-school children (up to a group of three) are free.
The event is held for one day only from 9am-3pm.
Tel: 059 378 1111
Suzuka is in Mie Prefecture not far from Nagoya city by public transport. Take a Kintetsu or JR train from Nagoya Station or Osaka Station.
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